UC Riverside tests a reading comprehension intervention for students in the middle grades with autism spectrum disorder

The study will implement an evidence-based reading intervention program in Southern California and Central Texas

A drunk driver killed her parents. Now she’s graduating to honor them

Azalea Corral has a family photo that shows her three younger siblings and parents smiling together against a Santa Barbara countryside backdrop. It was taken on February 8, 2020 — the last time they would pose together for a photo. The following day, both her parents succumbed to bodily injuries...

Families of children with autism can get free help from UC Riverside’s SEARCH Center

Inland Empire families don’t have to wade through school and service systems alone

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Study highlights need to address race and racism in teacher education programs

UCR research shows race evasiveness harms teacher educators and charts a path toward identifying and disrupting racism

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Study confirms link between spatial and math skills

Improving students’ spatial skills could improve math skills as well

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Creating a healthy racial climate to diversify the teacher workforce

Paper offers a framework for racial literacy in teacher education

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

$2.9 million grant will support literacy programs for English-language learners

The funds continue to help School of Education researcher Linda Ventriglia-Navarrette’s work.

University sets new enrollment record for fall 2021

UC Riverside has released its enrollment numbers for fall 2021, showing a record student population of 26,847. That represent a 1.6% increase from fall 2020, when 26,434 total undergraduate and graduate students were enrolled. The student population includes 40.8% low-income students and 54.7% first-generation students. Forty-one percent of students are...

By UCR News | | University

These inclusive practices help general education teachers foster positive relationships with children with autism

Teachers make time to find students’ interests, celebrate talents, and have one-on-one time to form stronger relationships with students with autism, finds study

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Newsom appoints UCR Highlander to Student Aid Commission

Angel Rodriguez, an alumnus and current grad student, urges students to apply for Cal Grants

Graduate School of Education changes name

Effective Monday, Sept. 20, the Graduate School of Education will officially become the School of Education, or SOE. The new name will reflect the scope of the school’s research, community engagement, and academic programs, specifically the undergraduate degree program, which was approved in 2017 and now accounts for 60% of...

Connecting Classrooms to Congress

New social studies curriculum aims to boost civic education in a polarized nation

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Mrs. Panda conquers online

The innovative Rule of 3 English-learning program completes its shift to an online portal.

UCR faculty member's book shares stories of teachers of color

“What are you … on their side?” The comment was one of many snarky remarks white teachers made about interactions between a Latino colleague and his diverse student population. In the staff lounge at the Sacramento, Calif., public school, the same teachers called the students “monkeys bouncing off the walls”...

2021 voices: Grads share pivotal moments of their educational journeys

More than 7,100 students are eligible to graduate; Commencement events kick off on June 3 with the School of Medicine.

Researchers seek input from Inland Empire parents, caregivers of school-age children

Study by UC Riverside researchers will examine impacts of remote learning on families with children in grades K-12

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Professor launches Center for Athletes’ Rights and Equity

New research center is the brainchild of Eddie Comeaux, a UCR higher education professor and former Division I college athlete

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Raising the bar through authentic research

Boil the water, add the ingredients, stir. The instructions given in undergraduate science labs can feel a bit like making ramen noodles. “Lab courses that accompany many large science undergraduate lectures often adopt a cookbook-type approach, where students follow a series of instructions in a stepwise process without really understanding...

Expert on Baby Yoda's cuteness available to media

With the second season of the hit Disney+ program "The Mandalorian" set to premier on October 30, the question of why Baby Yoda's fans want to squeeze him to the point of smothering him can be addressed at last. Katherine Stavropoulos, a UC Riverside professor and expert on "cute aggression,"...

By J.D. Warren | | Social Science / Education

Education school launches athletic leadership minor

New undergraduate program is a first for the University of California system